1 [feet]
a noteworthy or extraordinary act or achievement, usually displaying boldness, skill, etc.: Arranging the treaty was a diplomatic feat.
Obsolete. a specialized skill; profession.

1300–50; Middle English fet, fait < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin factum fact

1. accomplishment. See achievement.
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feat1 (fiːt)
a remarkable, skilful, or daring action; exploit; achievement: feats of strength
[C14: from Anglo-French fait, from Latin factum deed; see fact]

feat2 (fiːt)
1.  another word for skilful
2.  neat another word for suitable
[C14: from Old French fet, from Latin factus made, from facere to make]

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Word Origin & History

mid-14c., "action, deeds," from Anglo-Fr. fet, from O.Fr. fait, from L. factum "thing done," a noun based on the pp. of facere "make, do" (see factitious). Sense of "exceptional or noble deed" arose c.1400 from phrase feat of arms (Fr. fait d'armes).
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Example sentences
Moreover, functional brain imaging now reveals how they achieve their
  extraordinary cerebral feats.
Making lithium-ion batteries capable of such feats is expensive.
Harmony has already pulled off similar feats, prolonging the lives of mines
  that others had dumped.
Every mile or two, it advertises itself in way-side slogans, offering advice to
  drivers and trumpeting its feats.
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